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Acceptance Church Forgiveness Healing Love

A church that goes forth

By on October 30, 2020

Church that goes forth towards those who are “wounded,” who are in need of an attentive ear, understanding, forgiveness, and love.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Compassion Grace Healing

The anointment would become rancid

By on October 29, 2020

His anointing is meant for the poor, prisoners, and the sick, for those who are sorrowing and alone. The anointment is not intended just to make us fragrant, much less to be kept in a jar, for then it would become rancid… And the heart bitter.
– Pope Francis, The…


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Faith Healing Jesus

He shows us the way

By on October 19, 2020

Jesus goes and heals and integrates the marginalized. In so doing, he shows us the way.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Compassion Disability Healing Humility Jesus Love Renewal Repair Shame

Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on October 16, 2020

“In a simple, direct, personal way he is presenting us with the reality of a God who does not condemn the world, but loves it more than it can believe or imagine (John 3:16–17). A God who can enter into the depths of our suffering is not repulsed by…


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Healing Mercy Sin

Putting our credibility as Christians on the line

By on October 15, 2020

Reach out, know how to listen, advise them, and teach them through our own experience. By welcoming a marginalized person whose body is wounded and by welcoming the sinner whose soul is wounded, we put our credibility as Christians on the line.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is…


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Change Growth Healing Hope Inspiration Renewal

Welcoming change

By on October 6, 2020

“Situations can change; people can change. Be the first to seek to bring good. Do not grow accustomed to evil, but defeat it with good.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Acceptance Communication Compassion Failure Forgiveness Healing Love Marriage Patience

Remain with someone who has faltered along the way

By on October 1, 2020

“Often it is better simply to slow down, to put aside our eagerness in order to see and listen to others, to stop rushing from one thing to another and to remain with someone who has faltered along the way.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the…


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Change Forgiveness Healing Sin

The tragedy of our age

By on September 30, 2020

“Pius XII, more than half a century ago, said that the tragedy of our age was that it had lost its sense of sin, the awareness of sin. Today we add further to the tragedy by considering our illness, our sins, to be incurable, things that cannot be healed…


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Healing Mercy People

Give them mercy

By on September 22, 2020

Be close to people and treat their wounds by giving them mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Grace Healing Humility Jesus Mercy Shame Sin

There are no situations we cannot get out of

By on September 18, 2020

“There are no situations we cannot get out of, we are not condemned to sink into quicksand, in which the more we move the deeper we sink. Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin,…

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We need to look at our cities with a contemplative gaze, a gaze of faith which sees God dwelling in homes, on the streets and squares. This presence must be found, discovered. God does not hide himself from those who seek him with a sincere heart. #WorldCitiesDay